Supreme Court Cancels Minister's Son's Bail, Says Surrender In A Week

Supreme Court Cancels Minister's Son's Bail, Says Surrender In A Week

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April 18, 2022

Bail granted to Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni's son Ashish Mishra, who is accused of murdering farmers in Uttar Pradesh last year, was cancelled by the Supreme Court today. He has been ordered to surrender in a week.

New Delhi, 18 April 2022

As per news report of NDTV, Ashish Mishra was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court on February 10, in the middle of the campaign for the Uttar Pradesh election. His father Ajay Mishra, the Union Minister of State for Home and a powerful BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh, started his election campaign soon after. The reprieve to Ashish Mishra was challenged by the families of farmers who were killed on October 3 at Lakhimpur Kheri in UP. The High Court order is based on "irrelevant observations" and "overlooked relevant considerations", the Supreme Court ruled. "The victim has unbridled participatory right in such a criminal trial process," Justice Surya Kant said in sharp words while announcing the decision."We hold that the victims have been denied the chance of effective hearing," the judge said. The Supreme Court also said a separate bench should hear the bail petition.

Source -NDTV


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